Monthly Archives: May 2014

Heavenly Work Ethic

Saturday, May 31 Some of you will remember the old hymn “Take Time to Be Holy.” Doug Burch referred to this hymn last Sunday with the comment that becoming holy takes time. I remember the hymn, although I have not … Continue reading

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Seeing and Observing

Friday, May 30 “Some of us see, but we don’t observe.”—John Walvoord. I’m not a very good observer. I pass by the same buildings hundreds of times going to the store or to church and once in awhile, I spot … Continue reading

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Contentment

Thursday, May 29 If someone were to ask me if I was content with life, my immediate response would be “yes.” I’m not discontent. But there’s another side to this. As I have meditated on studying the Bible, I realize … Continue reading

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Fitted for Service Above

Wednesday, May 28 Some of you will remember the old hymn “Take Time to Be Holy.” Doug Burch referred to this hymn last Sunday with the comment that becoming holy takes time. I remember the hymn, although I have not … Continue reading

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Job’s Redeemer

Tuesday, May 27 In the midst of a series of “disasters” that Job could not understand he said “ I know that my redeemer lives.” Job 19:25. This is not an extraordinary statement in our time, but in Job’s time … Continue reading

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Aspirin, Placebos, and Ouija Boards

Monday, May 26 “Study of the Bible is not to satisfy my curiosity: it’s to change my life.”—John Walvoord. I admit that I often find a Biblical statement that is hard to understand and my curiosity is aroused as to … Continue reading

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Esau and the Stew

Saturday, May 24 Most of us know the story of Jacob and Esau. We think of Esau as the bad guy and Jacob as the good guy. But when you read the whole account in detail, it makes you wonder … Continue reading

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